Sonoma: First-round pairings

SONOMA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 18th annual FRAM-Autolite NHRA Nationals at Infineon Raceway, the 15th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results...

SONOMA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 18th annual FRAM-Autolite NHRA Nationals at Infineon Raceway, the 15th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday.

Top Fuel
1. Tony Schumacher, 4.529 seconds, 325.77 mph
    vs. 16. John Smith, 4.758, 303.78
2. Doug Kalitta, 4.549, 321.88
    vs. 15. Bobby Lagana Jr., 4.738, 294.31
3. Larry Dixon, 4.550, 326.71
    vs. 14. Scott Weis, 4.675, 316.15
4. Morgan Lucas, 4.560, 317.42
    vs. 13. Jack Beckman, 4.671, 311.27
5. Doug Herbert, 4.562, 320.66
    vs. 12. Ben Marshall, 4.666, 316.15
6. Cory McClenathan, 4.566, 321.58
    vs. 11. Rod Fuller, 4.635, 325.69
7. Scott Kalitta, 4.573, 323.19
    vs. 10. Melanie Troxel, 4.594, 318.09
8. Brandon Bernstein, 4.574, 325.92
    vs. 9. David Grubnic, 4.584, 320.97.

Funny Car
1. Tony Pedregon, Chevy Monte Carlo, 4.759, 321.12


    vs. 16. Cruz Pedregon, Monte Carlo, 4.973, 302.21
2. Eric Medlen, Ford Mustang, 4.783, 323.12
    vs. 15. Tommy Johnson Jr., Monte Carlo, 4.963, 307.51
3. Del Worsham, Monte Carlo, 4.789, 325.69
    vs. 14. Gary Densham, Monte Carlo, 4.956, 312.57
4. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.789, 317.87
    vs. 13. Phil Burkart, Monte Carlo, 4.939, 308.64
5. Gary Scelzi, Dodge Stratus, 4.793, 325.14
    vs. 12. Frank Pedregon, Stratus, 4.937, 311.49
6. Tim Wilkerson, Monte Carlo, 4.839, 320.13
    vs. 11. Whit Bazemore, Stratus, 4.898, 316.38
7. John Force, Mustang, 4.844, 315.78
    vs. 10. Ron Capps, Stratus, 4.880, 312.35
8. Jeff Arend, Monte Carlo, 4.854, 317.49
    vs. 9. Tony Bartone, Monte Carlo, 4.859, 318.69.

Pro Stock
1. Kurt Johnson, Chevy Cobalt, 6.676, 206.80
    vs. 16. V. Gaines, Dodge Stratus, 6.739, 205.26
2. Mike Thomas, Stratus, 6.679, 205.91
    vs. 15. Jim Yates, Pontiac Grand Am, 6.733, 204.42
3. Greg Stanfield, Chevy Cavalier, 6.686, 206.13
    vs. 14. Bob Panella, Cobalt, 6.732, 204.20
4. Larry Morgan, Stratus, 6.687, 206.42
    vs. 13. Allen Johnson, Stratus, 6.730, 204.63
5. Warren Johnson, Grand Am, 6.689, 205.85
    vs. 12. Dave Connolly, Cobalt, 6.727, 205.10
6. Jason Line, Grand Am, 6.690, 205.04
    vs. 11. Ron Krisher, Cavalier, 6.718, 205.51
7. Greg Anderson, Pontiac GTO, 6.693, 206.95
    vs. 10. Jeg Coughlin, Stratus, 6.714, 205.07
8. Erica Enders, Cobalt, 6.696, 205.91


    vs. 9. Richie Stevens, Stratus, 6.700, 204.98.

Pro Stock Motorcycle
1. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 7.021, 192.47
    vs. 16. Matt Smith, Suzuki, 7.172, 189.98
2. Ryan Schnitz, Buell, 7.054, 195.11
    vs. 15. Mike Berry, Suzuki, 7.167, 191.78
3. Chris Rivas, Buell, 7.068, 189.47
    vs. 14. Matt Guidera, Buell, 7.165, 179.04
4. GT Tonglet, Harley-Davidson, 7.071, 190.32
    vs. 13. Kurt Matte, Suzuki, 7.163, 186.28
5. Antron Brown, Suzuki, 7.071, 188.52
    vs. 12. Angelle Sampey, Suzuki, 7.157, 188.36
6. Geno Scali, Suzuki, 7.104, 192.85
    vs. 11. Shawn Gann, Suzuki, 7.148, 186.87
7. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.121, 194.30
    vs. 10. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 7.132, 188.75
8. Craig Treble, Suzuki, 7.123, 191.70
    vs. 9. Chip Ellis, Buell, 7.131, 187.68.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Herbert , Antron Brown , Frank Pedregon , Mike Thomas , Bob Panella , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Scott Weis , Tony Pedregon , Tony Bartone , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Gary Scelzi , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , Gary Densham , Bobby Lagana Jr. , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Greg Stanfield , Geno Scali , Tim Wilkerson , Karen Stoffer , Phil Burkart , Brandon Bernstein , Allen Johnson , Morgan Lucas , Ryan Schnitz , Andrew Hines , Matthew Smith , Jeff Arend , Eric Medlen , Steve Johnson , GT Tonglet , Chip Ellis , Kurt Matte , Robert Hight , Matt Guidera , Angelle Sampey , Dave Connolly , Tommy Johnson Jr.